NEW YORK United States
Let’s go visit the "Big Apple"!
A bustling, larger-than-life, captivating, multicultural city, New York has a boundless energy and so much to offer with its legendary skyscrapers like the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Center, its famous neighborhoods like Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, etc. The number of places to visit is endless, with the Museum of Modern Art, Broadway, Ellis Island and its Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Wall Street and many more…
Flights Rennes New York
Departing from Rennes, you can fly to New York all year round via Paris with Air France.
Capital city : Washington
Climate : New York has a hot and humid climate in the summer, with a mean temperature of 25°C and cold winters.
Time difference with France : -6 hours. When it is 6 pm in Paris, it is 12 noon in New York.
Currency : US Dollar
Official language : English
Travel document requirements : Biometric or electronic passport, or individual optical passport (Delphine model issued before October 26 2005), + ESTA Electronic System for Travel Authorization
Tourist Information : www.office-tourisme-usa.com/etat/new-york
New York, the city that never sleeps
New York is THE city of all cities.It is the largest megalopolis in the USA. It’s a city that everyone is familiar with through movies, TV series, books, etc. It’s a dream factory where (nearly) everything is a must-see.
Must-see sites in New York
Central Park, New York’s “green lung”, is right in the heart of Manhattan.It is a favorite with runners, cyclists and roller skaters at the week-end. It’s the New-Yorkers’ playground. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and a zoo are also to be found there.
The Empire State Building
This Art Déco skyscraper is located in the heart of Manhattan on 5th avenue.It is one of New York’s highest buildings. From the 102nd storey, 381 meters above sea-level, it offers stunning views over the city from an observation platform open to the public.
The Museum of Modern Art
MoMA: The Museum of Modern Art, is one of the world’s greatest modern and contemporary art museums, along with Paris and London.It is one of the most visited museums in the United States. It is one of New York’s must-sees.You can admire works by major artists of the last century: Picasso, Matisse, Dali, Mondrian, Pollock, Kooning…
5th avenue and the Rockefeller Center
A luxury haven where you can find the major US media groups, chic wine bars, the Rockefeller Center is also a de facto art gallery. Inside, a lift will take you up to breathtaking panoramic terrace with a superb view over Central Park. From the Rockefeller Center, you can walk up 5th avenue for a shopping spree in the luxury boutiques like Fendi, Prada, Bulgari, Tiffany's, etc….